3 quarters of the states to pass it
The number of states needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment is 38 out of the 50 states. This is over 75% of the total states.
i think 17
i think 17
3/4 of the states' approval is needed to ratify an amendment, if that's what you mean.
The United States Congress has the final authority to ratify a Constitutional amendment. This power was supported by the Supreme Court's decision in Coleman v. Miller in 1939.
1. 3/4 of the legislatures in the states must ratify any amendment. 2. 3/4 of the states must have individual constitutional conventions to ratify the amendment.
Ratify is what is necessary to change or make a new amendment to the constitution. If 2/3rds of the states vote to accept the amendment, the amendment passes and is changed or added to the constitutional amendments.
Only the States can ratify a constitutional amendment. The President can veto legislation putting the amendment up for ratification, but can be overridden by the normal process in the Senate.
what is the time limit for states to ratify an amendment
75% of states (38 States in today's Union of 50 States)